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Traditional
Pīnyīn
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HSK
example sentence
sentence-making
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  *句* | 句* | *句
variant of
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *句* | 句* | *句
sentence / clause / phrase / classifier for phrases or lines of verse
a line of verse / a sentence
aphorism
sentence
words and sentences
words / expressions / writing
(say) a few words
to speak one minute and be quiet the next
quatrain (poetic form)
to polish a phrase
clause
question (grammar) / interrogative sentence
famous saying / celebrated phrase
to pause at appropriate points in reading aloud unpunctuated writing / to punctuate
clause (grammar)
verse / CL:
imperative sentence
simple sentence (grammar)
affirmative sentence
literal / word by word and phrase by phrase
musical phrase
declarative sentence
haiku
negative sentence
couplet
poetic form consisting of four lines of five syllables, with rhymes on first, second and fourth line
clause
clause (grammar)
inversion (rhetoric device of inverting the word order for heightened effect) / anastrophe
conditional clause
rhetorical question
defective sentence / error (of grammar or logic)
quotation
in a few words (idiom); expressed succinctly
compound phrase
to search for the right word (of poet)
wh-question (linguistics)
to measure one's words
subject-predicate sentence / subject-predicate clause
lit. lock the door and search for the right word (idiom); fig. the serious hard work of writing
incorrect break in reading Chinese, dividing text into clauses at wrong point
one-word sentence
exclamation / exclamatory phrase
imperative sentence
true affirmative (TA)
active conjoined sentence
object relative clause
center-embedded relative clauses
false affirmative
true negative (TN)


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